Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second from left), seen on July 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Photo: Bernama via dpa Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second from left), seen on July 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Photo: Bernama via dpa
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second from left), seen on July 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Photo: Bernama via dpa
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A victory for Malaysia’s judicial independence

  • Whatever the political fallout from the conviction and jailing of former prime minister Najib Razak, the country’s courts deserve a pat on the back

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second from left), seen on July 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Photo: Bernama via dpa Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second from left), seen on July 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Photo: Bernama via dpa
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second from left), seen on July 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday. Photo: Bernama via dpa
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